CBG: A Minor Cannabinoid Being Used In Major Ways

Most know or recognize THC and CBD, but did you know there are over 100 cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant? Cannabigerol, or CBG has been gaining more attention in the media and in scientific literature making it the most studied non-psychoactive cannabinoid along with CBD. Today we are going to take a look at this minor cannabinoid that …

CBG and CBD – A Comparison

Phytocannabinoids are useful therapeutics for a variety of purposes. There are over 100 cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant. CBD is one that has been mainstream for quite some time and CBG has recently picked up more attention from researchers, breeders, and consumers alike. Today we are going to learn about these two cannabinoids and their various similarities and …

Four Reasons why your Dispensary should stock CBD

Mostly everyone knows the difference between marijuana and CBD, but not all retailers seem to fully appreciate the ways in which cannabidiol products can add to the profitability of their medical and adult-use dispensaries. And that’s puzzling, because as in-demand as THC products are today, CBD products are equally, if not more, popular with today’s consumers across all age demographics. …

Is Hemp Legal? Where Can I Buy/Sell It?

The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill legalized the cultivation, sale and use of hemp (cannabis) as long as hemp and its derivative products contain 0.3 percent or less of delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Farm Bill language reverses decades-old laws regarding cannabis that does not contain enough THC to cause psychoactive symptoms. Significant changes to hemp laws found in the 2018 …

Genotypes, Phenotypes, and Hemp

If you are a grower, you have probably had a moment when you realized your batch of Blue Dreams (or your favorite strain) looked different. The leaf shape and length might look totally different than another plant from the same seed supplier. What’s going on to produce the variability? What Are Genotypes and Phenotypes? Two things impact the structure of …

Emerging Role of (Endo)Cannabinoids in treating Migraines. In-Depth Look at (Endo)Cannabinoids and the Human Brain

Cannabinoid Products as Natural Aids to Existing Processes in the Body’s Endocannabinoid System Throughout the body, a relatively (until recently) unexplored system of receptors has been providing diverse benefits from regulating digestive system motility to managing pain signalling within the brain and outwards to the extremities. Research into the effects of phytocompounds found in varieties of the cannabis plant has …

What is CBG? Is there a difference between CBG and CBD?

For Cannabis Product Consumers, Getting Educated About Cannabinoids Is Important If you’ve been hearing a lot lately about CBD and now CBG as beneficial products of cannabis cultivation, stay tuned: there’s more to come. As the public’s ability to obtain cannabis products has increased, laboratories have been freer to perform research on the many cannabinoids, substances that are part of …

What Is CBD? Benefits, Uses, Hemp and Cannabidiol

CBD is a word that’s appearing much more in the news and in our daily lives, but what is it, what does it mean and what does it do?  In this article, we’re going to provide the definitive answer to what is CBD? Along with the benefits – and the uses of CBD.  But first, here’s the quick takeaway answer, …